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  • 1 Near-field scanning optical microscope — Near field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM/SNOM) is a microscopic technique for nanostructure investigation that breaks the far field resolution limit by exploiting the properties of evanescent waves. This is done by placing the detector very… …

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  • 2 F-number — In optics, the f number (sometimes called focal ratio, f ratio, or relative aperture [Smith, Warren Modern Lens Design 2005 McGraw Hill] ) of an optical system expresses the diameter of the entrance pupil in terms of the focal length of the lens; …

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  • 3 microscope — /muy kreuh skohp /, n. 1. an optical instrument having a magnifying lens or a combination of lenses for inspecting objects too small to be seen or too small to be seen distinctly and in detail by the unaided eye. 2. (cap.) Astron. the… …

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  • 4 optics — /op tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of physical science that deals with the properties and phenomena of both visible and invisible light and with vision. [1605 15; < ML optica < Gk optiká, n. use of neut. pl. of OPTIKÓS; see OPTIC,… …

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  • 5 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 6 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 7 Optical aberration — v · d · e Optical aberration …

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  • 8 religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …

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  • 9 Optics — For the book by Sir Isaac Newton, see Opticks. Optical redirects here. For the musical artist, see Optical (artist). Optics includes study of dispersion of light. Optics is the branch of …

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  • 10 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 11 French literature — Introduction       the body of written works in the French language produced within the geographic and political boundaries of France. The French language was one of the five major Romance languages to develop from Vulgar Latin as a result of the …

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  • 12 François Viète — d après Daniel ou Jean Rabel Naissance 1540 Fontenay le Comte (France) Décès 23 février 1603 Paris …

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  • 13 Transmission electron microscopy — A TEM image of the polio virus. The polio virus is 30 nm in size.[1] Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is a microscopy technique whereby a beam of electrons is transmitted through an ultra thin specimen, interacting with the specimen as it… …

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  • 14 History of hypnosis — This article is about the development of concepts, beliefs and practices related to hypnosis from prehistoric to modern times. Early history Although often viewed as one continuous history, it is important to note that hypnosis per se did not… …

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  • 15 Point spread function — The point spread function (PSF) describes the response of an imaging system to a point source or point object. A related but more general term for the PSF is a system s impulse response. The PSF in many contexts can be thought of as the extended… …

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  • 16 Enlightenment I (The French): science, materialism and determinism — The French Enlightenment I: science, materialism and determinism Peter Jimack The French Enlightenment is not just a convenient label devised by historians of philosophy, and the thinkers to be discussed in this chapter and the next were for the… …

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  • 17 Phi Tau — Infobox Fraternity | name = Phi Tau letters = ΦΤ crest = motto = Unitas in Diversitate ( Unity in Diversity ) colors = Blue and White symbol = flower = birthplace = Dartmouth College founded = Tau Chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa, 1905; Phi Tau… …

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  • 18 Franciscus Vieta — François Viète François Viète, ou François Viette, en latin Franciscus Vieta, est un mathématicien français, né à Fontenay le Comte (Vendée) en 1540 et mort à Paris le 23 février 1603. De famille bourgeoise et de formation juridique, il …

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  • 19 Francois Viete — François Viète François Viète, ou François Viette, en latin Franciscus Vieta, est un mathématicien français, né à Fontenay le Comte (Vendée) en 1540 et mort à Paris le 23 février 1603. De famille bourgeoise et de formation juridique, il …

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  • 20 Vieta — François Viète François Viète d après Daniel ou Jean Rabel Naissance 1540 Fontenay le Comte (France) …

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